system.conf question

Mark S. Townsley mstownsley at
Thu Jun 29 10:53:51 PDT 2006

They aren't running as the same user.

Server is running as root but client is setuid to someone else (mostly

Is there a doc somewhere that explains how DBUS authentication works?
Does the authentication module handles setuid bit well?
I don't see anything being mentioned in the C API nor in the doc.


On 6/29/06, Havoc Pennington <hp at> wrote:
> Mark S. Townsley wrote:
> >
> > Is there anything else that AUTH XXX relies on so that it accept
> > authentication?
> >
> I don't see any reason two apps running as the same user and connecting
> to the same bus would get different authentication behavior... no quick
> guess.
> Havoc
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